Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Bouillon, originally a German duchy, is now a district in Belgium in the Grand-duchy of Luxemburg. It belonged to Godfrey of Bouillon, the celebrated Crusader, who pledged it to the Bishop of Liege in order to raise funds for his crusade. It was united to Belgium in 1837. The capital of the district is also named Bouillon, and is situated on the Semoy, nine miles north-east of Sedan.